Thyroid gland is a small butterfly shaped gland below your Adams apple which stimulates all the metabolic activities of our body. This small gland is responsible for monitoring the cells function in proper manner. Due to its metabolic mechanism, thyroid hormone becomes very important for the body to function efficiently.
Hypothyroidism is a type of thyroid where the gland makes insufficient amount of thyroid secreting hormone. Common victims of this are women and the common symptoms are weight gain, muscle pain, depression and fatigue. There are many herbs that treat Hypothyroidism:
Herbal Remedies For Hypothyroidism
The scientific name of this herb is Eleutherococcus senticosus. This is an all rounder herb which is effective against all the types of thyroid disease.
This is because of its action. This herb does not act directly on the thyroid gland. The mode of action of this herb is that it treats the symptoms of thyroid by making the immune system strong. This is a modifying drug that helps the body adapt to work under stressful conditions caused due to hypothyroidism.
The scientific name of this sea weed is Fucus vesiculosas. This herb is rich in iodine and provides iodine to the thyroid gland which is secreting TSH in a less amount. This herb is not the ultimate remedy for hypothyroidism but works wonders in combination with Ashwagandha.
Together it increases the hormone secretion of the gland to the optimum level desired by the body. Bladderwrack is an herb which may have negative effects on person suffering from hyperthyroidism. But it is definitely a promising remedy for a person seeking natural way to treat hypothyroidism.
This is one of the last herbs that complete your natural first aid kit against hypothyroidism. This is named Commiphora wightii in scientific language. Guggul is obtained from the sap of this tree and is used to treat hypothyroidism. Guggul triggers the thyroid gland to secret more TSH and also deals with the weight gain problem.
This is a magical potion that does not interfere with the allopathic, homeopathic or other ayurvedic treatments you are undergoing. It helps you get rid of the extra pounds that hypothyroidism has bought along with it. You don’t have to wait for thyroid to affect you to take this herb. The only purpose behind its administration is weight loss or weight control.
It is an old ayurvedic herb used for various purposes. In reference to hypothyroidism, Ashwagandha is a magic herb that controls the hormone secretion of the thyroid gland. It is an adrenal support pillar which works in maintaining the hormone balance in the endocrine system which in turn leads to controlling the hypothyroidism condition. Ashwagandha also supports the immune system. Dosage depends on the intensity of hypothyroidism.
This is a mint herb with magical powers like stimulant and poly phenol tannins which make is an effect herb against hypothyroidism. Lemon balm controls the pituitary gland in order to maintain the level of TSH. Its paradoxical function is to cure hypothyroidism or auto immune diseases. It’s time to have a cup of lemon tea to get TSH in level.